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Diversity in the Dutch Caribbean

Michiel Oversteegen and Gerard van Buurt and Marion Haarsma

State of affairs

9.364 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
5.215 marine
4.262 terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
536 introduced species
  • Islands
    Species per island
    2.378 Aruba
    2.668 (Klein) Bonaire
    4.956 (Klein) Curaçao
    2.168 Saba
    840 Saba Bank
    2.874 St. Eustatius
    2.353 St. Maarten
  • Dutch names
    881 Dutch names
  • English names
    5.643 English names
  • Papiamento names
    2.789 Papiamento names
  • Literature references
    1.434 Literature references
  • Photographers
    69 Photographers
  • (Sub)species with photos
    1.281 (Sub)species with photos
  • Photos
    5.531 Photos
  • Identification specialists
    81 Identification specialists

Recently added picture

Sula sula
Sula sula Roodpootgent
  • Photographer Hans Smulders
  • Picture date 3 March 2024
  • Validator Guido Keijl
  • Location Malmok, Washington Slagbaai National Park, Bonaire